Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Erriyon Knighton highlight 2022 Brussels Diamond League; TV, Live Stream Schedule

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The 2022 Diamond League action continues this Friday, September 2 in Brussels, Belgium with an encore presentation Saturday, September 3. Brussels is the final Diamond League meet before the two-day final in Zurich September 7th and 8th. Live coverage will be available on Peacock and NBC. See below for additional information on how to watch/live stream the 2022 Diamond League.

This weekend’s field of talent will once again feature a great mix of fan-favorite Olympians, world champions, and rising stars. You can find all of the 2022 Diamond League Brussels entry lists here but here are five key events that you won’t want to miss.

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Five Events to watch at the 2022 Diamond League Brussels:

Women’s 100mShelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson, two members of the Jamaican powerhouse trio that swept the podium at the Tokyo Olympics and 2022 World Championships, will be in the field competing against Americans Aleia Hobbs (New Orleans, Louisiana), Sha’Carri Richardson (Dallas, Texas) and Tamara Clark (High Point, North Carolina).

Men’s 200m – After a surprising sixth place finish last weekend in Lausanne, 18-year-old world bronze medalist Erriyon Knighton (Tampa, Florida) will look for a bounce-back race in Brussels. His international competition includes Canada’s Aaron Brown, Reynier Mena of Cuba, and Liberian Joseph Fahnbulleh, who is coming off his collegiate career as a Florida Gator.

Women’s 100m Hurdles – Last weekend, Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, the reigning Olympic champion, shattered a 34-year-old meet record to win the women’s 100m hurdles in Lausanne. Now she will attempt another act of dominance in Brussels. American Keni Harrison (Clayton, North Carolina), the silver medalist from Tokyo, will also be in the field.

Women’s 3000m Steeplechase –  Emma Coburn (Crested Butte, Colorado) and Courtney Frerichs (Nixa, Missouri) will represent the Americans in the field. Coburn is a two-time world medalist (2017 and 2019) in this event and the 2016 Olympic bronze medalist. Frerichs took home the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics and finished second at the 2017 World Championships in this event. 2022 World silver and bronze medalists Werkuha Getachew and Mekides Abebe are also in the field.

Men’s 400m Hurdles – Brazil’s Alison Dos Santos made history with his win at the 2022 World Championships, becoming the first Brazilian man ever to win gold at an outdoor track and field world championships. In Brussels, he leads a field that includes Wilried Happio of France and American Khallifah Rosser (Happio and Rosser were fourth and fifth at Worlds respectively).


How to watch 2022 Brussels Diamond League:

Friday, September 2:

Saturday, September 3:

  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET – NBC

Where is the 2022 Brussels Diamond League?

The 2022 Brussels Diamond League will take place at King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium.

When is the 2022 Diamond League Final?

The two-day Diamond League final will take place in Zurich on September 7th and 8th. Click here for a full schedule breakdown.

How do points and work in the Diamond League?

The Diamond League season consists of 13 series meetings where athletes earn points to qualify for the final in their respective event. Athletes are awarded points based on their finish in each meet – 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 or 1 points for ranking 1st to 8th respectively. For distances from 100m to 800m, the top eight in the standings will qualify for the final, while the top 10 advance for distances 1500m and up. In the field events, the top six will qualify. Current Diamond League standings are available here.

What’s the latest with Sha’Carri Richardson?

Richardson has had an up-and-down season in 2022, finishing 2nd in the 100m at the Prefontaine Classic and in the New York Grand Prix but failing to make the final of the 100m or 200m at U.S. Championships. Entering this week, she had last competed at those Championships in June, but she’ll enter Brussels coming off a win after running 11.29 into a -2.0 headwind at the Spitzen Leichtathletik on Tuesday. Her win came over reigning Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah (JAM), who was second in 11.30.


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Remco Evenepoel wins world road race title after Mathieu van der Poel gets arrested

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WOLLONGONG, Australia — A fortnight after becoming Belgium’s first Grand Tour winner in 44 years, Remco Evenepoel became his country’s first men’s elite road race world champion in a decade to cap his breakthrough season.

Evenepoel won the Vuelta a Espana Grand Tour two weeks ago and was again dominant in Sunday’s 266.9-kilometer race as he broke away with 25 kilometers left and powered to an emphatic win.

The 22-year-old spread his arms in celebration as he crossed the line on his own to as he became the first Belgian man since Philippe Gilbert in 2012 to win a cycling worlds road race.

He became the first rider to win a Grand Tour and the world championships road race in the same year since American Greg LeMond in 1989, according to Gracenote.

French rider Christophe Laporte took second after winning the bunch sprint behind Evenepoel. Australian Michael Matthews won bronze as the chasing pack finished two minutes 21 seconds behind the Belgian.

The race featured 12 laps of a 17-kilometer finishing circuit at Wollongong, a coastal city south of Sydney.

Early breaks gained as much as eight minutes on the peloton, but they never looked threatening.

Inside the last 40 kilometers the pace quickened and the front group started to pull away. On the second last lap Evenepoel and Kazakh rider Alexey Lutsenko broke clear and built a small advantage.

The Belgian star, who earlier this season won the Liege-Bastogne-Liege one-day classic, pushed clear of Lutsenko on the second-last ascent of the tough Mt, Pleasant climb and was never challenged on his way to a dominant victory.

Compatriot Wout Van Aert just missed out on the podium, finishing fourth.

Before the race news emerged that Dutch star Mathieu van der Poel, one of the title favorites for the men’s race, had been arrested and charged by police for an alleged assault at the team’s hotel in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police took van der Poel into custody after an incident at the team hotel involving an argument with two teenage girls as he was trying to sleep.

Van der Poel was cleared to start the race but pulled out shortly after.

On Saturday, 39-year-old Annemiek van Vleuten overcame an elbow fracture sustained three days earlier to win her second world road race title with an attack in the last 600 meters that caught the other eight leaders napping.

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Eliud Kipchoge breaks marathon world record in Berlin

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Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge broke his own world record in winning the Berlin Marathon, clocking 2:01:09 to lower the previous record time of 2:01:39 he set in the German capital in 2018.

Kipchoge, 37 and a two-time Olympic champion, earned his 15th win in 17 career marathons to bolster his claim as the greatest runner in history over 26.2 miles.

His pacing was not ideal. Kipchoge slowed over the second half, running 61:18 for the second half after going out in 59:51 for the first 13.1 miles. He still won by 4:49 over Kenyan Mark Korir.

Ethiopian Tigist Assefa won the women’s race in 2:15:37, the third-fastest time in history. Only Brigid Kosgei (2:14:14 in Chicago in 2019) and Paula Radcliffe (2:15:25 in London in 2003) have gone faster.

American record holder Keira D’Amato, who entered as the top seed, was sixth in 2:21:48.

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The last eight instances the men’s marathon world record has been broken, it has come on the pancake-flat roads of Berlin. It began in 2003, when Kenyan Paul Tergat became the first man to break 2:05.

The world record was 2:02:57 — set by Kenyan Dennis Kimetto in 2014 — until Kipchoge broke it for the first time four years ago. The following year, Kipchoge became the first person to cover 26.2 miles in under two hours, doing so in a non-record-eligible showcase rather than a race.

Kipchoge’s focus going forward is trying to become the first runner to win three Olympic marathon titles in Paris in 2024. He also wants to win all six annual World Marathon Majors. He’s checked off four of them, only missing Boston (run in April) and New York City (run every November).

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